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Eurasiatic: *ĺVm(ŋ)V
Meaning: name
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *(e)nomen-, <PIH *(e)lomen- ?>
Altaic: *ĺi̯ŏ́mo(ŋa)
Uralic: *nime (? *lime)
Chukchee-Kamchatkan: *jъmŋъl 'fairy-tale' (if not < TM); rather Chuk. *nǝnʒǝ ~ *nъnbъ 'name'
References: ОСНЯ 2, 82-83, ND 1552 *`nimʔV 'name, word'. [ND 1298 has a special *l̄umV 'magic, spell, fortune'; the distinction from 'name' is based on FV *l/ḷuma- 'charm, bewitch' and Arab. lamm-at 'fortune'. - maybe indeed two roots?]

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